Paris Peace Conf. 185.2125/9

The Secretary of State to the Czechoslovak Minister of Foreign Affairs ( Beneš )

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 20th ultimo, addressed to me in my character of Secretary of State of the United States, concerning the request made of the Government of the United States and the Governments of the Entente Powers that a definite conclusion regarding the status of the Germans in Bohemia be not reached until a plebiscite shall have been held, and the attitude of the Government of the Czecho-Slovak Republic with respect thereto.

Your note and its enclosures have had the attentive reading which you requested, and I have lost no time in forwarding them to the Department of State at Washington.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing